7th Symposium on IOS: The Water Cycle (Expanded View)

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Compact View of Conference

Saturday, 8 February 2003
7:30 AM-9:00 AM, Saturday
Short Course Registration
9:00 AM-5:00 PM, Saturday
Conference Registration* (Joint between the 19th Conference on IIPS, the Impacts of Water Variability: Benefits and Challenges, the Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate, the 17TH Conference on Hydrology, the 14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations, the 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere, the 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, the 12th Symposium on Education, the 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, the 7th Symposium on IOS: The Water Cycle, the 5th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry: Gases, Aerosols, and Clouds, the 3rd Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to the Environmental Science, and the Symposium on the F-Scale and Severe-Weather Damage Assessment)
Sunday, 9 February 2003
7:30 AM-9:00 AM, Sunday
Short Course Registration
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sunday
Conference Registration
Monday, 10 February 2003
7:30 AM-5:30 PM, Monday
Conference Registration (continues through Thursday, 13 February)
9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Monday
Session 1 Advances in observing systems
9:00 AM1.1Ensemble Kalman filter assimilation of satellite altimetry for seasonal-forecasting applications  
Christian L. Keppenne, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. M. Rienecker
9:15 AM1.2Analyses of spaceborne Doppler radar system performance on measuring vertical rainfall velocity  extended abstract
Simone Tanelli, JPL and California Technical Institute, Pasadena, CA; and E. Im, S. L. Durden, and L. Facheris
9:30 AM1.31680 MHz Radiosonde  extended abstract
Rodney D. Wierenga, International Met Systems, Grand Rapids, MI
9:45 AM1.4Evaluation of experimental data from the GAINS balloon GPS surface reflection instrument  extended abstract
George G. Ganoe, NASA/LARC, Hampton, VA; and T. A. Johnson and J. R. Somero
10:00 AM1.5High-performance Instrumented Airborne Platform for Environmental Research (HIAPER)  
Clifford A. Jacobs, NSF, Arlington, VA; and J. Huning
10:15 AMCoffee Break in Poster Session Room  
10:45 AM1.6Global Environmental MEMS Sensors (GEMS): A Revolutionary Observing System for the 21st Century  extended abstract
John Manobianco, ENSCO, Inc., Cocoa Beach, FL; and J. L. Case, R. J. Evans, D. A. Short, and K. S. J. Pister
11:00 AM1.7Key-Analysis Errors of Specific Humidity  
Thomas Jung, ECMWF, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom; and J. Barkmeijer, E. Klinker, and T. N. Palmer
1.8Representation of wind characteristics using time-frequency distribution plots  
Thomas A. Seliga, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA; and D. A. Hazen
11:15 AM1.9An analysis of solar driven circulation changes in the earth’s upper troposphere and lower stratosphere using the integrated global reanalysis data  extended abstract
Alfred M. Powell Jr., Chinook Applications and Technology, Loudoun, VA; and P. A. Zuzolo and B. J. Zuzolo
11:30 AM1.10Retrieval of 3D wet refractivity structures of the troposphere from GPS measurements  extended abstract
Yuei-An Liou, National Space Organization (NSPO), Hsin-Chu, Taiwan; and Y. J. Lin, C. C. Chiang, and C. Y. Huang
11:45 AM1.11Upper Air Rawinsonde Observation Using an Integrated GPS/RDF Receiving System  extended abstract
Rodney D. Wierenga, International Met Systems, Grand Rapids, MI
12:00 PM, Monday
Lunch Break
2:30 PM, Monday
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Monday
Poster Session 1 Integrated Observing Systems
 P1.1AMSR/AMSR-E Validation Experiment during the R/V MIRAI Cruise  
Masayuki Sasaki, National Space Development Agency of Japan, Tokyo, Japan; and Y. Takayama
 P1.2Data impact studies using the new global assimilation system of the Canadian Meteorological Centre  extended abstract
Yulia Zaitseva, MSC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and R. Sarrazin and G. Verner
 P1.3Methodology for design of a Mississippi Mesonet  
Loren D. White, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS
 P1.4National Data Buoy Center: A Portal for Marine Mesonet Data  
David B. Gilhousen, NOAA/NDBC, Stennis Space Center, MS
4:00 PM, Monday
Sessions End for the Day
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Monday
Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)
Tuesday, 11 February 2003
8:30 AM-9:45 AM, Tuesday
Session 2 Observing system simulation
8:30 AM2.1Observing Systems Simulation Experiments using the NCEP data assimilation system  
Stephen J. Lord, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and M. Masutani, J. S. Woollen, J. C. Derber, R. E. Kistler, T. J. Kleespies, H. Sun, G. D. Emmitt, S. A. Wood, S. Greco, J. Terry, and R. Atlas
9:00 AM2.2Recent observing system simulation experiments at the NASA DAO  extended abstract
Robert Atlas, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. D. Emmitt, J. Terry, E. Brin, J. Ardizzone, J. C. Jusem, and D. Bungato
9:15 AM2.3Seasonal Precipitation Simulations and Predictions over North America with the Eta Regional Climate Model  
Rongqian Yang, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and K. E. Mitchell
9:30 AM2.4Variational Objective Analysis for Atmospheric Field Programs: A Model Assessment  extended abstract
Duane E. Waliser, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and J. A. Ridout, S. Xie, and M. Zhang
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Tuesday
Formal Poster Viewing With Coffee Break
12:15 PM, Tuesday
Lunch Break
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Tuesday
Joint Session 4 Water Vapor Observations and Processes (Joint with 14th Symp. on Global Change and Climate Variations, 7th Symp. on IOS, Fifth Conf. on Atmospheric Chemistry, and Symp. on Observing and Understanding the Varability of Water in Weather and Climate)
Organizer: Dian J. Seidel, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD
1:30 PMJ4.1A Summary of the SPARC Water Vapor Assessment Report  
Dieter Kley, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Juelich, Germany; and J. M. Russell
1:45 PMJ4.2Cross-Tropopause Convective Transport of Water Vapor: Model Study, Satellite Observation, and Implications  extended abstract
Pao K. Wang, Unversity of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
2:00 PMJ4.3Variations in stratospheric water vapor and tropical tropopause temperatures  
William J. Randel, NCAR, Boulder, CO
2:15 PMJ4.4Cloud physics and water vapor in the evanescent convection altitude regime  extended abstract
Steven C. Sherwood, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and A. Dessler
2:30 PMJ4.5Modeling water vapor and its changes in the tropical tropopause region  
Andrew Gettelman, NCAR, Boulder, CO
2:45 PMJ4.6Validating and Understanding the Water Vapor and Cloud Feedbacks in the NCAR CCSM  
De-Zheng Sun, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and T. Zhang, J. Fasullo, and A. Roubicek
3:00 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits open 1:30–6:30 p.m.)  
3:30 PMJ4.7A new look at cloud radiative forcing: Coupling with water vapor forcing  
B. J. Sohn, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; and J. Schmetz and V. Ramanathan
3:45 PMJ4.8Spatio-temporal analysis and comparison of total precipitable water from different datasets  extended abstract
Arief Sudradjat, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and R. Ferraro
4:00 PMJ4.9Global precipitable water variations since 1973 based on preliminary radiosonde instrument adjustments  extended abstract
Steven R. Schroeder, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
4:15 PMJ4.10Relative importance of the land surface latent flux and large-scale moisture transport in determining the onset of rainy season over Amazon  
R. Fu, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
4:30 PMJ4.11Surface evaporation and the greenhouse effect over the intertropical oceans  
Rémy Roca, LMD, Palaiseau, France; and A. Gershunov
4:45 PMJ4.12Regional Hydrological Cycle and Weather and Climate in the Contiguous United States  extended abstract
Qi Hu, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and S. Feng
5:00 PMJ4.13The atmospheric moisture budget in the Arctic—introducing and applying a consistent method to use radiosonde data  extended abstract
Reinhard M. Hagenbrock, Univ. of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; and M. Göber, F. Ament, and A. Hense
5:15 PMJ4.14Moisture Variations Associated with the Initiation of Madden-Julian Oscillation  
Bryan C. Weare, University of California, Davis, CA
3:00 PM-3:30 PM, Tuesday
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits open 1:30–6:30P.M.)
3:25 PM-5:30 PM, Tuesday
Organizers: John R. Lincoln, US Navy Retired; WMO Retired; Consultant, Berryville, VA; Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD
3:25 PMJ3.0aSession Introduction  extended abstract
Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. R. Lincoln
3:30 PMJ3.1Second Report on the Adequacy of the Global Climate Observing Systems Policy Overview  
Alan R. Thomas, Global Climate Observing System, Geneva, Switzerland
3:45 PMJ3.2Second Report on the Adequacy of the Global Climate Observing Systems Scientific process and emerging conclusions  
Paul J. Mason, Global Climate Observing System, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom
4:00 PMJ3.3Second Report on the Adequacy of the Global Climate Observing Systems Conclusions on atmospheric and oceanic observations  
D. E. Harrison, Global Climate Observing System/GOOS/WCRP Ocean Observing Panel for Climate, Seattle, WA
4:15 PMJ3.4The U.S. Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) Program Office's Involvement in the International GCOS Effort  extended abstract
Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD
4:30 PMJ3.5The global climate observing system. French contribution  
Régis Juvanon du Vachat, Météo-France, Paris, France
4:45 PMJ3.6Metadata Initiative of the Meteorological Service of Canada  extended abstract
Tsoi-Ching Yip, MSC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and A. Kumar and M. Minuk
5:00 PMJ3.7Special Address: "The Need for Global Observing Systems"  
Conrad C. Lautenbacher, NOAA, Washington, DC
Wednesday, 12 February 2003
9:30 AM-10:00 AM, Wednesday
Coffee Break in the Ballroom Foyer, 2nd Level, Promenade
10:00 AM-12:00 PM, Wednesday
Presidential Forum: Administration Priorities in Climate Change Research and Technology
12:00 PM, Wednesday
Lunch Break
1:30 PM, Wednesday
Simpsons Symposium—A Tribute to Robert and Joanne Simpson
1:30 PM-4:31 PM, Wednesday
Session 3 Assimilation and analysis
3.1The effect of adaptive observations in improving QPF for critical winter weather events  
Lacey D. Holland, SAIC, Camp Springs, MD; and Z. Toth, J. Moskaitis, S. Majumdar, D. Weinbrenner, D. Reynolds, S. Lord, and N. Surgi
1:30 PM3.2Impact of GPS-IPW data on RUC forecasts  extended abstract
Tracy Lorraine Smith, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, and NOAA/OAR/FSL, Boulder, CO; and S. G. Benjamin, S. I. Gutman, and B. E. Schwartz
2:00 PM3.3Model cloud and rain evaluation using satellite data  
Frédéric Chevallier, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and P. Bauer, E. Moreau, and G. Kelly
2:30 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits open 1:30–7:30 P.M.)  
3:00 PM3.4Variational data assimilation of soil moisture using 6 and 10 GHz passive microwave data  extended abstract
Andrew S. Jones, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and T. Vukicevic and T. H. Vonder Haar
3.5Estimation of Soil moisture using an artificial neural network  extended abstract
Hongli Jiang, Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and W. R. Cotton
3:30 PM3.6You've Changed! Inhomogeneity detection for COOP network precipitation measurements  extended abstract
Tressa L. Fowler, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. I. Tollerud and B. G. Brown
6:00 PM-7:30 PM, Wednesday
Reception (Cash Bar)
7:00 PM, Wednesday
Symposium Ends
7:30 PM-9:30 PM, Wednesday
AMS Annual Awards Banquet
Thursday, 13 February 2003
9:00 AM, Thursday
Simpsons Symposium—A Tribute to Robert and Joanne Simpson
9:45 AM, Thursday
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
3:00 PM, Thursday
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibit Hall open 1:30-6:30 p.m.)
5:00 PM-6:00 PM, Thursday
Closing Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
6:00 PM, Thursday
Simpsons Banquet
8:00 PM-10:00 PM, Thursday
Closing Event at the Long Beach Aquarium on the Pacific

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